What Happened on July 7, 1928

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 41st Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Helen Moody beats Lilí Álvarez (6-2 6-3)
  • Edward Hamm of US, sets then long jump record at 25' 11"

InventionHistoric Invention

Sliced bread sold for the first time by the Chillicothe Baking Company, Missouri, using a machine invented by Otto Frederick Rohwedder. Described as the greatest forward step in the baking industry since bread was wrapped.

Famous Birthdays

  • Colleen Summers, vocal overdubber, born in Pasadena, California